Boston Celtics defeated Dallas Mavericks 116-106 to maintain their hot start to NBA’s new season on Monday.

Kemba Walker was unstoppable in Celtics’ first game without star forward Gordon Hayward following his fractured hand injury.

Walker produced 29 points, five rebounds and five assists to lead Celtics to victory over Mavericks.

In addition to Walker’s outstanding performance, Jaylen Brown posted double-double with 25 points and 11 rebounds for Celtics.

On the losing side, Slovenian guard Luka Doncic was the highest scorer on the court with 34 points, 6 rebounds and 9 assists.

Celtics lost their season opener to the

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